Heavy rain in portions of the West. Severe Weather Threat Increasing in the Plains this Weekend

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible in the High Plains on Saturday. Severe weather chances will increase in the Plains by Sunday.
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Current conditions at

Salem, McNary Field (KSLE)

Lat: 44.90778°NLon: 122.995°WElev: 210ft.

Fair

28°C

82°F

Humidity 33%
Wind Speed N 13 G 23 MPH
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 10°C (50°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 06 May 5:56 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Salem OR

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 11. North wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming light north northwest  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 11 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 25. Light northwest wind becoming north 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 25 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming west southwest 8 to 13 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 11 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Occasional drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 18. West northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Drizzle then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 18 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 19.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 8 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 24.

    Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 9.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 9 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 11. North wind 13 to 18 km/h becoming light north northwest after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 25. Light northwest wind becoming north 9 to 14 km/h in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 11. West northwest wind 18 to 23 km/h becoming west southwest 8 to 13 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 34 km/h.
Sunday
Occasional drizzle with a slight chance of showers before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 18. West northwest wind 8 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 8. Northwest wind 11 to 16 km/h becoming light and variable in the evening.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 19.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 8.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 24.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 27.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 10.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 24.
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Point Forecast:
Salem OR
 44.95°N 123.03°W (Elev. 56 m)
6:12 pm PDT May 6, 2016
6pm PDT May 6, 2016-6pm PDT May 13, 2016
 
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